McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Elbert Rakes

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 189A; Family #116/116.
Listed as Elbert Rakes; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Rakes.
Elbert Rakes.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 257B;
Family #584/588.
Listed as Elbert Rakes; age 16; born in WV; teamster for coal company; in household of father, John W. Rakes.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Elbert Rakes; age 24; born in WV; married at 16; coal miner in tipple; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Elbert Rakes; born on 19 sep 1905; died on 20 Nov 1958; buried in Shannon Cmetery, Baileysville,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Ina W. Shannon

1. "Wyoming Co WV Heritage", WGC 1995, "The Shannon Family" article, page 164,
submitted by Goldie Pack.
Kermel Earl Shannon; born on 5 Nov 1903 below Bailysville, "Green Bottom",
Wyoming Co, WV; died on 18 Jan 1990; son of Robert and Meroh Trent Shannon;
married Leola Deskins on 13 Nv 1926.
Sister, Ina Shannon.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 193A, Family #175.
Listed as Ina Shannon, age 4, born in WV, in household of father,
Robert C. Shannon.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Twin Branch, taken on
19 Jan 1920, Page 258B, Family #570.
Listed as Ina Shannon, age 14, born in WV, in household of father,
Robert C. Shannon.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Ina W. Rakes; age 24; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Elbert Rakes.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ina S. Rakes; born on 19 Feb 1905; died on 24 Jan 1983; "wife of
Elbert Rakes"; buried in Shannon Cmetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Carlton W. Rakes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Carlton W. Rakes; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Rakes.


Meroah M. Rakes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Meroah M. Rakes; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Rakes.


Helen E. Rakes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Helen E. Rakes; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Rakes.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #9391; Wv Archives Web Site.
Helen Rakes; age 3 yrs, 9 mons, 21 days; born on 25 Sep 1926 in Davy, WV; daughter of Elbert and Ina Shannon
Rakes; died on 16 Jul 1930 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV; from diarrhia; buried on 17 Jul 1930 at
Baileysville, WV; informant, Ina Rakes, Davy, WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Helen E. Rakes; born on 21 Sep 1926; died on 12 Jul 1930; buried in Shannon Cmetery, Baileysville,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Bobbie L. Rakes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A; Family #39/47.
Listed as Bobbie L. Rakes; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Rakes.


Edwin Ray Shannon

1. "Wyoming Co WV Heritage", WGC 1995, "The Shannon Family" article, page 164,
submitted by Goldie Pack.
Kermel Earl Shannon; born on 5 Nov 1903 below Bailysville, "Green Bottom",
Wyoming Co, WV; died on 18 Jan 1990; son of Robert and Meroh Trent Shannon;
married Leola Deskins on 13 Nv 1926.
Son, Edwin Ray Shannon; born on 10 Nov 1929 at Welch, WV; married Dolly
Polland; lives at Savannah, GA.


Charles Earl Shannon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Charles Earl Shannon; born on 13 Aug 1954; died on 13 Aug 1954; buried in Shannon Cmetery,
Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate, WV Archives Web Site; Registration #11464.
Charles Earl Shannon, age 5hrs, born on 13 Aug 1954 at Baileysville, WV, son of Edwin Ray and Dollie
Shannon Shannon; died on 13 Aug 1954 at Baileysville, WV; buried on 14 Aug 1954 in Shannon
Cemetery, Baileysville, WV.


Elijah Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Sep 1850, Family #892, page 281A.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 8, in household of father, Elijah Vance.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 19, born in VA, married, farmer, head of household; wife, Lilia, age 25 and
daughter, Nancy, age 6, are also listed here.
3. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1854-1866" Register No 3, Year 1865 transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Elijah Vance, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Buchanan Co, VA, widowed, son of Elijah and
Jane Vance, married on 6 Mar 1865 Rebecca J. Whitt, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of
Jonathan and Polly Whitt. Married by William P. Linkous.


Delila

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Lilia Vance, age 25, born in VA, married, in household of husband, Elijah Vance.


Elijah Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Sep 1850, Family #892, page 281A.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 8, in household of father, Elijah Vance.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 19, born in VA, married, farmer, head of household; wife, Lilia, age 25 and
daughter, Nancy, age 6, are also listed here.
3. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1854-1866" Register No 3, Year 1865 transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Elijah Vance, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Buchanan Co, VA, widowed, son of Elijah and
Jane Vance, married on 6 Mar 1865 Rebecca J. Whitt, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of
Jonathan and Polly Whitt. Married by William P. Linkous.


Mary Jane Beavers

1. 1900 census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 173A, Family #2.
Listed as Jane Beavers, age 22, born in Jul 1877 in VA, servant, in household of William P. Payne.


Jesse Abner Vance

1. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Jesse Vance; born on 29 Oct 1906; died in Jan 1979; living at North Tazewell, Tazewell Co, VA at
death.


Delila

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Lilia Vance, age 25, born in VA, married, in household of husband, Elijah Vance.


Nancy

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Nancy Vance, age 6, born in VA, in household of step-father, Elijah Vance.


Elijah Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Sep 1850, Family #892, page 281A.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 8, in household of father, Elijah Vance.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 14 Aug 1860, Page 805, Family #316.
Listed as Elijah Vance, age 19, born in VA, married, farmer, head of household; wife, Lilia, age 25 and
daughter, Nancy, age 6, are also listed here.
3. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1854-1866" Register No 3, Year 1865 transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Elijah Vance, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, living in Buchanan Co, VA, widowed, son of Elijah and
Jane Vance, married on 6 Mar 1865 Rebecca J. Whitt, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of
Jonathan and Polly Whitt. Married by William P. Linkous.


Arthur Mills

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 168B,
Family #72.
Listed as Arthur Mills, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, William R. Mills.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 130A, Family #395.
Listed as Arthur Mills, age 19, born in WV, married at 19, coal miner, head of household.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #14790; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Mills, age 20, married; caol miner/farmer; husband of Mattie Whitt; son of W.R. and Mariha
Shrewsbury Mills; died on 14 Oct 1930 at Mullens Hospital, Mullens, WV of "typhoid fever"; buried
on 15 Oct 1930 at Basin, WV.


Mattie Whitt

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 130A, Family #395.
Listed as Mattie Mills, age 19, born in WV, married at 19, in household of husband, Arthur Mills.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site, Registration #14790.
Arthur Mills, age 20, married; caol miner/farmer; husband of Mattie Whitt; son of W.R. and Mariha
Shrewsbury Mills; died on 14 Oct 1930 at Mullens Hospital, Mullens, WV of "typhoid fever"; buried
on 15 Oct 1930 at Basin, WV.


John Henry Perdue

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 168B,
Family #74.
Listed as John Perdew, age 24, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
2. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate, WV Archives Web Site; Registration #3641.
John Henry Perdue; age 58 yrs, 10 mons, 17 days; born on 30 Mar 1888 at Stephenson, WV;
married; husband, of Margaret Perdue; son of William Mathews (mother not listed); died on 16 Feb
1947 at the Beckley Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV of "arteriosclerous"; buried on 18 Feb 1947
at Shrewsbury Cemetery, Barkers Ridge.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Shrewsbury.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
John Henry Perdue; born on 8 Feb 1888 (disagrees with death certificate); died on 16 Feb 1947;
buried in George W. Shrewsbury Cemetery on Barker's Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV.


Margaret L. Mills

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 20 May 1910;
Page 211B, Family #275.
Listed as Margaret L. Mills, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Mills.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 168B,
Family #74.
Listed as Margaret Perdew, age 16, born in WV, in household of husband, John H. Pardue.


Hobert Perdue

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 168B,
Family #74.
Listed as Hobert Perdew, age 2 yrs, 2 mons, born in WV, in household of father, John H. Pardue.


Mary Elizabeth Perdue

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Shrewsbury.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm.
Mary E. Perdue; born on 29 Dec 1936( disagrees with death certificate); died on 1 May 1951;
buried in George W. Shrewsbury Cemetery on Barker's Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate, WV Archives Web Site; Registration #7960.
Mary Elizabeth Perdue; age 13 yrs, 4 mons, 2 days; born on 29 Dec 1937 in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of John Henry and Margaret Mills Perdue; died on 1 May 1951 in the Beckley Hospital,
Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; buried on 3 May 1951 in George W. Shrewsbury Cemetery on Barker's
Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV.